Ere vs Erke - What's the difference?

ere | erke |


As an acronym ere

is layoff (a dismissal of employees from their jobs because of tightened budgetary constraints or work shortag).

As a proper noun erke is

.

ere

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) ere, from (etyl) .

Alternative forms

* yer

Adverb

(-)
  • (obsolete) At an earlier time.
  • * 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , John I:
  • Thys is he of whome I spake, he that commeth after me, was before me be cause he was yer than I.

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • (poetic, archaic) Before; sooner than.
  • * Bible, John iv. 49
  • Sir, come down ere my child die.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Stirring ere the break of day.
  • * Dryden
  • Ere sails were spread new oceans to explore.

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * 1533, R. Saltwood:
  • As plesaunt to the ere as the blacke sanctus Of a sad sorte vpon a mery pyn.

    Anagrams

    * English palindromes ----

    erke

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) slothful
  • (Webster 1913) ----